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Old 04-26-2011, 11:20 PM
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Damn thats great! I Wish i was did that well... What you doing for advertisements? Im finally putting a website together
This year has been alot of word of mouth and hitting the pavement putting bids out for commercials. I also picked up 3 on one road while doing a cleanup, one of the houses drove by my truck and wrote my number down then told his neighbors who all signed with me as well.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:24 PM
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I've got an '09 model with 29hp kawi just like your's and it got better on fuel after 75 hours or so. Another thing to remember is that it uses alot of gas just running whether your putting around on a 10K lawn or a 5 acre estate its gonna use about 1.75 gallons per hour. BTW you wasted money on a stripe kit, it will do that without it. I have found that the best blades for me are the Exmark highlift mulching blades with side discharge in the fall and regular Exmark or Oregon highlift for spring and summer. I also mow Tall Fescue at 4" and mixed grasses at 3.25". Hope this helps, enjoy the new mower.
I know my 08 has the 29 kawi and it does ok with fuel, And i have to disagree about the stripe kit, They don't stripe half as good without them.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:25 PM
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3.5-4 id say.
That is just a little over a half a gallon per hour. My dealer told me I should be getting around 1.5 to 1.7 gallons for a hour. I dont know how accurate this is but 2.5 for a hour is rediculous. I have been real happy with the kawi on my other mower is why I opted for the kawi but who knows maybe it will get better other than that the mower is great.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:27 PM
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That is just a little over a half a gallon per hour. My dealer told me I should be getting around 1.5 to 1.7 gallons for a hour. I dont know how accurate this is but 2.5 for a hour is rediculous. I have been real happy with the kawi on my other mower is why I opted for the kawi but who knows maybe it will get better other than that the mower is great.
Hmmm i dunno man, i never actually calculated the fuel on my 29 kawi but it wasn't too bad.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:32 PM
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I dont know either but I filled up when I finished today and I am gonna keep a eye on the hour meter and see how it works. My lesco has a 23 kawi and I know the extra 6 hp will make a difference but it should be better than this maybe like earlier posted it will get better at aroud 75 hours so far I am at 11 hours. Thanks for your help. I was mowing about 5 acres today when it seemed to be sucking fuel so bad.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:36 PM
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Ill keep you updated on how well the Efi does on fuel.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:39 PM
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Ill keep you updated on how well the Efi does on fuel.
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:41 PM
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The two efis i have are great on fuel will never buy anything else
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:44 PM
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The two efis i have are great on fuel will never buy anything else
Thanks for the discouraging words. LOL
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LOL sorry, i saw a huge fuel increase vs my older machines. i was kinda blown away at 1st lol. Regardless you still have a great machine
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